Halloween

October 31st is Halloween.

This is a great time to have fun with your family – dressing up, carving jack-o-lanterns, and eating candy! The Centre for Family Literacy has some ideas for things to do in their blog post Halloween stories and science.

If you’re looking for other things to do or want to learn more about Halloween. Here are some resources for you from LU:

Download this fun Wordsearch with a Halloween theme.

Or try this Criss-Cross Puzzle – It’s Spooky Season

For more advanced readers, here is a short story to read from the British Council. There are vocabulary exercises and comprehension exercises included. This is also a great way to start a story telling exercise with a learner (see Taking on the Writing Challenge for more guidance on doing writing activities with your learner):

https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/general-english/story-zone/b2-c1-stories/king-of-the-pumpkins

If you are interested in reading more about Halloween, it’s history and traditions, here is a link to a reading comprehension activity for more advanced readers:

http://www.5minuteenglish.com/oct29.htm

Or if you’re looking for a spooky, but fun, story to share with your children or grandchildren, Halloween Scare at My House is the perfect choice.

If you like this book, Miss Sofie’s Story Time youtube channel has lots more to choose from. A great way to spend time with your children.

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